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Save Our Wild Salmon

JOIN US! Upcoming Events and Engagement Opportunities - 2024

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SOS and our coalition partners and allies are organizing events and activities across the region to educate and inspire, and engage and mobilize the public and policymakers to act in 2024 - to develop and implement a comprehensive regional solution that protects and restores Snake River wild salmon and steelhead and invests in Northwest communities. 

Please join us at these upcoming events - to speak up for the Snake River, its wild salmon and steelhead, Southern Resident orcas, and to support Northwest Tribes.

If you have questions or want to get more involved, please contact Abby Dalke at To take action now, visit our action alert page!


Upcoming Events

Big River eventsJune 2014: Big River: Resilience and Renewal in the Columbia Basin - Attend a book release event near you in June!
When: June 2024
Where: Events located throughout the Northwest
What: Join Save Our wild Salmon and Braided River Publishing for a book release events throughout June to experience a multimedia journey along the Columbia River from source to sea with photographer David Moskowitz, author Eileen Delehanty Pearkes, tribal members, and other people from across the region as part of the launch of the new book, Big River: Resilience and Renewal in the Columbia Basin.

Events will feature author talks, panel discussions, and other activities that explore the issues facing the Columbia River and the importance of protecting the river, its salmon, and people.


Past Events

June 12, 2024: All Our Relations: Tribute to the Orca
What: Join us for an evening centered around raising up Indigenous voices and re-imagining our relationship with Nature. Indigenous leaders will explore several interwoven issues to increase awareness of their ancient kinship with the orca, the salmon, and their heritage of honoring our caretaker: Mother Nature.



February – May 2024: Snake River Dinner Hour Webinar Series
What: The Snake River Dinner Hour provides a space for folks to learn more about saving salmon, honoring treaty obligations, and creating solutions for Northwest communities. Join us to participate in civil dialogue as we each bring different opinions and perspectives to the table. Watch the Snake River Dinner Hour recordings at


May 7, 2024: NW Energy Coalition’s 'Clean & Affordable Energy Conference' (Boise, ID)
What: The Clean & Affordable Energy Conference, hosted by the NW Energy Coalition is on May 7 in Boise, Idaho! Network with peers in the clean energy community and hear from experts on the pressing energy issues in our region, including affordable, reliable energy services and Columbia Basin salmon recovery, ensuring new electricity markets and transmission upgrades benefit Northwest communities and protecting customers and communities as the region decarbonizes.

April 24, 2024: Voices for the West: At the Intersection of Art and Activism webinar
What: Creativity bears a unique power, capable of rendering our world in terms that can inspire movement. Today, in the face of twin climate and biodiversity crises, and ever-increasing threats to humans from environmental degradation, artists wield a powerful tool to bring about change by raising new awareness, engaging people at a deeper level, and inspiring action. Join the Voices for the West: At the Intersection of Art and Activism webinar by Advocates for the West to hear from panelists: Rachel TeannalachMiguel AlmeidaM AcuffBritt Freda

March 16, 2024: An Evening of Music Inspired by I Sing the Salmon Home by Rena Priest 
What: Join us at Town Hall Seattle to hear original music inspired by the poetry anthology published last year - I Sing The Salmon Home: Poems from Washington State by Rena Priest. SOS was honored to be included as a partner organization for I Sing the Salmon Home with Ms. Priest and the good people of Empty Bowl Press. This event is presented by Bushwick Book Club Seattle and Empty Bowl Press

Feb 24 Sacred Salmon Town Hall At Seattle University
When: Saturday, Feb. 24 at 10-11:30 am
Where: Seattle U. Student Center 160, LeRoux Conference Room
What: Stand in solidarity with our community as we raise our collective voices to elected officials to advocate for the respect and upholding or tribal treaties, the preservation and restoration of salmon and our common home, and for the removal of the four lower Snake River dams! This is free and open to the public. 


Meaningful Movies: Covenant of the Salmon People film screening
When: Saturday, Feb. 17 at 7 - 9 pm.
Where: 6038 South Pilgrim Street Seattle, in Rainier Beach
What: Covenant of the Salmon People is a 60-minute documentary portrait of the Nez Perce Tribe as they continue to carry out their ancient promise to protect Chinook salmon, cornerstone species and first food their people have subsisted on for tens of thousands of years. As a dammed river system and climate impacts threaten the extinction of Chinook salmon, a cornerstone of their culture and ancestral diet, they continue to do their part to uphold this relationship-but will it be enough to save wild salmon from extinction? 

January 24, 2024 - Salmon Orca Project's 'Tribal Voices Matter: Collaborative Conservation Effort' 
When: January 24, 2024, 12 pm PST 
Where: Virtual via Zoom 
What: Join Salmon Orca Project in their next Tribal Voices Matter focused on collaborative conservation efforts. Key topics include successful partnerships in conservation, strategies for collaborative conservation, and inspiring environmental action.

January 25, 2024 - Legislative Education & Advocacy Fair  
When: January 25, 2024, 6 pm PST 
Where: Virtual via Zoom 
What: Join organizations across Washington for a special educational workshop & advocacy fair on January 25th from 6-7:30pm. During this advocacy fair, learn how to do legislative advocacy in Washington State, and connect with awesome groups in Washington who are doing legislative advocacy work around environment, climate, justice, and more.

Boldt at 50: Reflecting on Treaty Justice and Tribal Sovereignty
When: Monday, Feb.12, Doors open at 7pm, Panel begins at 7:30pm.
Where: Seattle Town Hall
What: Boldt at 50 commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Boldt Decision, a pivotal moment in civil rights history and tribal sovereignty. Centered around Charles Wilkinson’s acclaimed work, Treaty Justice, a panel will discuss the Boldt Decision and its enduring impact on the tribal sovereignty movement in the PNW and beyond. The event is set to open with Native drummers; remarks from Darrell Hillaire, executive director of Children of the Setting Sun Productions


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